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Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease
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2.1 Basic functions of the virtual microscope

The following video shows you the basic functions of the virtual microscope that you will use throughout this course. It demonstrates the processes of stage movement, focusing, illumination and the use of different objectives (the parts of the microscope that focus the light into an image at a given magnification).

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In the next section you will have your first opportunity to use the virtual microscope for yourself.